Food & Farm Groups
There are many great food and agricultural organizations doing amazing work in Oregon, the Pacific Northwest and beyond. By connecting and supporting each other we can maximize our efforts to regenerate a food system that respects the land, treats animals humanely, sustains local communities and provides a viable livelihood for family farmers.
In Oregon & Nearby States
Ecotrust - ensuring the triple bottom line: economy, ecology and equity.
Ecumenical Ministries – working together for unity and justice.
Food Roots – growing a vibrant regional food system on Oregon’s North Coast.
Gorge Grown Food Network – informs and connects local Columbia River Gorge food producers and consumers.
Helios Resource Network - empowers Eugene area groups and businesses to work together toward sustainability.
Mercy Corps NW – assists low-income entrepreneurs with starting a small business or self-employment.
NW RAGE – resisting the intrusion of genetic engineering.
Oregon Food Bank – fights hunger and poverty throughout Oregon.
Oregon Rural Action – promotes social justice, agricultural and economic sustainability and resource stewardship.
Oregon Tilth – dedicated to biologically sound and socially equitable agriculture.
Ten Rivers Food Web – building the foodshed of Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties.
Thrive! – cultivating a vital local economy in the greater Rogue Valley.
Willamette Food and Farm Coalition – developing a more secure and sustainable food system in Lane County.
In the Pacific Northwest and California
ALBA – Monterey County, California
Cascade Harvest Coalition – Seattle, Washington
Community Alliance with Family Farmers – Davis, California
Roots of Change - San Francisco, CA
Rural Roots – Moscow, Idaho
Washington Sustainable Food and Farm Network – Mt. Vernon and Cheney, Washington
Across the Nation
Center for Food Safety- curbs the proliferation of harmful food production technologies and promotes sustainable agriculture.
Center for Rural Affairs – works to establish strong rural communities and genuine opportunity for all.
Farmer Veteran Coalition assists returning military veterans in using their many relevant skills to create a new generation of innovative, ecological, and financially successful young farmers. It has unique resources available to help military veterans start businesses, buy land, or overcome disabilities.
Food and Water Watch – a consumer organization that works to ensure clean water and safe food.
Food Democracy Now! - sign on as an American for a sustainable USDA.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy – where global and local meet sustainability.
Land Stewardship Project - fosters an ethic of stewardship for farmland, sustainable agriculture and communities.
Slow Food USA – an idea about a way of living and a way of eating.
Socially Responsible Agricultural Project – promoting smart agricultural practices.
Sustainable Table – serving up healthy food choices.